Archive - Oct 31, 2010 - News Article
Over a month of hard work paid off for this group of 18 as they earned first place in the Best Group category for their detailed costumes from âThe Wizard of Ozâ Saturday at Barclay Square. Winning the award were (front, from left) Lisa Collins-Rising, Brianna Stitt, Annabelle Wooster; (second row) Kayla Ackerson, Sydney Sikora, Tonya Patterson, James Collins, Jeremey Rising; (third row) Cindy Jobe, Bob Lydic, Miranda Powell, holding Buddy the dog, Katrina Mumau, Maryann Mumau, Jackie Sikora; (back) Kyle Jobe, Caleb Jobe, Kelsy Mumau and Jack Mumau.
(The Spirit is pleased to share with our readers vignettes of life in the 19th century as originally reported in past issues of the newspapers. These reproduced stories include their original headlines and spelling.)
(January 15, 1896)
SOMETHING OF A SNAKE
A Clarion Man Tells Rather
a Peculiar Story
The Clarion Jacksonian says: âWe were fearful lest Scott McLaughlin would not be able to furnish us with a first-class snake story this year, but late last night he wakened the snake editor and gave him this:
PUNXSUTAWNEY â Students at Punxsutawney Area High School passed a very important test Friday, and it had nothing to do with their future plans, as a seat belt safety check was held by Punxsutawney Borough Police while students began head home.
Shawn Houck, safety officer for PennDOT District 10, assisted with planning the safety check with Punxsutawney Police Chief Tom Fedigan.
Houck said that it is very important to remind young drivers to to always buckle up.